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Visual Merchandiser - B&Q | Al Futtaim | Riyadh, KSA

Date: 20-Jul-2021

Location: Riyadh, SA

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 94904 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Role
Reporting to the Regional Visual Merchandiser, your role will be to implement and maintain the B&Q brand image within the store, ensuring visual consistency.  You will provide the customer with the most inspirational shopping experience possible.  You will also be responsible for maintaining effective communication with store colleagues and the RVM / Manager VM.  
Key Specific Accountabilities:

  • Accurately implement all company Visual Merchandising policies.  Implement easy-to-shop store grids. Use appropriate styling techniques and the correct visual elements in the relevant areas to aid customer segmentation.  
  • Implement seasonal launches and events on time and “on brand”.  Be aware of both store and company best sellers.  Have an awareness of competitor activities and trends within Visual Merchandising.  Work effectively and communicate regularly with store colleagues and Regional VM Manager to ensure brand consistency. 
  • Implement window display guidelines on time and “on brand”.  Ensure corporate initiatives are implemented effectively. VM checklist to be maintained and adhered to. Execution of marketing initiatives in the stores. Liaise with the Store Managers every day for updates on VM processes/requirements/people.


Visual merchandising team members contribute to the advertising, marketing, and sales efforts of B&Q by designing, developing, and taking charge of the visual look of the store and its merchandise.  


As a member of the in-store merchandising team, you will be executing merchandising strategies by creating and maintaining visual displays in the store windows and on the sales floor. You will also contribute to the profitability of the store with your merchandise handling, replenishment, and inventory control efforts.  

About You
To be successfully considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a diploma in sales, marketing or another related area of study from an accredited institution.
  • Post Graduate degree in the field of marketing, visual merchandising, retailing or any other related field of study with 2 – 5 years experience in visual merchandising.
  • Leadership, Strong Business Acumen and the ability to communicate with business partners at all levels 

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